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REFLECTONS IN A WRITER'S EYE - writings on travel


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ISBN 10: 0436576112 / ISBN 13: 9780436576119
Verlag: Secker & Warburg, London, 1986
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'Travel pieces'. Jacket design by David Quay. First published in a one-volume edition in 1986. Set in Linotron Baskerville. Sir Angus offers this gathering of his travel writings dating from 1957 to 1984. Contents: 1). Introduction. 2). Some Japanese observations. 3). Night and day in Tokyo. 4). The jolliest resort in the world. 5). South Africa - A visit to my mother's land. 6). On a Black Sea holiday with Mr. K. 7). Russia - What Krushchev told the writers. 8). Confessions of a zoo lover. 9). The Channel Islands. 10). New and old on the Grand Trunk Road. 11). Martinique. 12). America - A celebration. 13). Sri Lankan journal. 14). Arizona. With acknowledgements. Sir Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson, CBE (1913 - 1991) was an English novelist and short story writer. He was awarded the 1958 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot and later received a knighthood for his services to literature. 183 + (1) pag. Size: 22cmx14cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000784

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Titel: REFLECTONS IN A WRITER'S EYE - writings on ...

Verlag: Secker & Warburg, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1986

Einband: Hard bound with dustjacket

Zustand:Good condition

Auflage: 1st edition.

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Sir Angus Wilson, one of the most distinguished British writers has here a great collection of his travel essays in which his descriptive writing is unmatched.

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One of Britain's most esteemed men of letters, Sir Angus offers this gathering of his travel writings dating from 1957 to 1984. His rich and candid mind, and his exuberant enjoyment of places and cultures, lead him sometimes into stylistic excesses. No matterthis, his 18th book, is literate, entertaining armchair travel. The 13 essays open with Sir Angus's impressions of the Japanese as he got to know them in 1957 while visiting Tokyo with a group of international writers. Similarly upbeat is his piece on Brighton, for the British "the jolliest resort in the world"a gem of nostalgic affection. His 1961 return to South Africa, "my mother's land" (Wilson grew up there), offers sensitive speculations on apartheid's future. His pieces on the Channel Islands and his 1975 retracing of Kipling's footsteps in culturally paradoxical India give a lift to less stimulating areas where Sir Angus pens his observations on Sri Lanka, Arizona and zoos he has visited.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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